"If feedback is only given at the end of a project, it's already too late."
Tips for teachers on making assessment useful and meaningful during AND after a PBL unit.
"As I continue to analyze rubrics (or adaptations of rubrics) there are a few specific look-fors that help to immediately indicate whether the tool is spot on, or if some revisions are necessary. Here are five look-fors that suggest your rubric needs a makeover."
This planning template from BIE helps you organize what and when you will assess throughout the project.
There is POWER in having students reflect and self-assess. This is one example of a self-evaluation to assess collaboration skills.
"It is easy to not plan time for reflection in project-based learning (PBL) because there is just so much DOING! The students are engaged, and it’s fun and hands-on, and everything moves pretty quickly. But for PBL to connect to learning targets and goals and transferable skills, frequent reflection needs to happen, and as we all know, this has to be deliberately built into the schedule."